Leah Oruko is a third-year undergraduate at Northeastern University, majoring in Health Sciences on the pre-medical track and pursuing a minor in Global Health. She successfully completed her first co-op at Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary as a medical assistant and medical administrative assistant. Following this experience, Leah reached out to Professor Wamai expressing her interest in conducting research in Kenya for her second co-op. Motivated by her visit to Kenya, during which she engaged with family members and discussed a school's lunch programs, Leah was eager to delve into research on access barriers. In January 2024, she commenced her research initiative in Kenya, focusing on barriers to accessing health services in Baringo County, in collaboration with ACCIH. Leah aspires to pursue a career as an otolaryngologist physician/surgeon and aims to contribute as a global health professional.